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Five ways to get green-washed (in a really good way)

Five ways to get green-washed (in a really good way)

All the flora that’s fit to print: People are always talking about how print is dead, but things must be looking up for the ink and paper world (Style.com just launched a print version, and Vogue’s sales continue to rise). That, or Wilder Quarterly, a new magazine “for people enthralled by the natural world,” is just a ballsy move. But with photography and layouts as gorgeous as the ones in all the fancy cookbooks I can’t afford, here’s hoping this one’s here to stay.

Alaska Sea Otters Granted Critical Habitat Protection

Alaska Sea Otters Granted Critical Habitat Protection

It took a court order to accomplish, but threatened sea otters in southwest Alaska now will have some respite from the pressure of human activities.

Obama Administration Releases Chesapeake Bay Restoration Plans

Obama Administration Releases Chesapeake Bay Restoration Plans

WASHINGTON, DC, September 10, 2009 (ENS) – The federal government is getting serious about solving the stubborn problem of cleaning up the polluted Chesapeake Bay and restoring the nation’s largest estuary to health. In 2008, after 20 years of restoration efforts, Chesapeake Bay water quality was rated “very poor,” with only 21 percent of the…